Mrs Beeton’s Thick Gingerbread

I had the pleasure of having my parents come up for a visit for Mother’s day.  It was a wonderfully relaxed catchup filled with good wine, good food and great conversation.  It wouldn’t be a visit without us spending some time in the kitchen together and it was a great opportunity to chat about The…

Foodie Photos

Some of my best foodie photo’s are not neccessarily the ones that make it onto my posts.  Sometimes I have too many, many more times they are just not appropriate for the post but either way they are still delicious inspiring food photographs that I think are worth sharing.  Starting today I’m instituting Foodie Friday…

Rustic Caponata

This dish is one that instantly takes me back to my childhood.  We would enjoy it with semolina cheese baked gnocchi and I always remember loving the contrast of the rich vegetables with the smooth cheesy flavour of the gnocchi.  Unfortunately I don’t make it very much as I find that only a little goes…

Honey Ginger Semolina Porridge

It’s a fresh Autumn morning here in Brisbane.  We’ve had a cold snap sweep through Australia  the weekend just gone with winds blowing up from Antarctica and we’ve not been immune from its effects, even halfway up the country.  Now cold for us is in single digits celsius which might make me sound like a…

In My May Kitchen

The month of April has been a disjointed one with Easter and Anzac long weekends back to back. As such my kitchen has been missing me a little but I’ve still got some yummy treats to share with you all for May. First up in my kitchen is a massive stash of handmade Turkish Delight that…